Background
 

WATCH D.O.G.S. ® (Dads Of Great Students) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected school-based, family, and community engagement, organizations in the country. Created in 1998 by the National Center For Fathering, there are now more than 6,450 participating schools across the country! Each school year hundreds of thousands of fathers and father-figures make a positive impact on millions of children by volunteering millions of hours in their local schools through this amazing program. Who are WatchDOGS? Fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father figures who volunteer to serve in a variety of school activities as assigned by the school principal, teachers, or other administrators.

 
Program Goals

  1. To provide positive male role models for the students, demonstrating by their presence that education is important.
  2. To provide extra sets of eyes and ears to enhance school security and reduce bullying.
 
Moorefield Station WATCH D.O.G.S.®
 
At Moorefield Station Elementary School, Administrative Intern Joe Dolansky and Top Dog John Middleton will be managing our program. Here's a tentative idea of what you can expect for your day as a WatchDOG volunteer:
 
  • Your schedule starts with a quick check-in with Mr. Dolansky in the front office 
  • Help teachers and staff with the morning drop-off line
  • Make an appearance on the Morning News show
  • Have your picture taken with your child
  • Help in your child's classroom, provide assistance to the office staff, and help out in "specials" (art, music, library, computer)
  • Help out in the lunch room (including lunch with your child) and recess (weather permitting)
  • Finish your day assisting with student dismissal.


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